Asheesh Advani

Asheesh Advani is an entrepreneur, investor, and author.   He pioneered the business of managing person-to-person loans between relatives and friends when he founded CircleLending in 2001, which was acquired by Richard Branson's Virgin Group in 2007.   As a columnist for Entrepreneur, he is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and a media commentator.   He has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Time Magazine, and has been profiled on PBS and NPR.   He is a graduate of Oxford University and the Wharton School, and is an active member of angel investment groups and Young Presidents Organization.